Prerequisite: PC625 and PC679 required for M.A. students. An overview of differing religious worldviews of human pain and suffering. These worldviews are examined in terms of their potential to support healing from physical and emotional suffering, as well as the ways that the worldviews may directly or inadvertently create barriers to healing. Students investigate in depth at least one major religious or spiritual worldview in terms of its implications for facilitating or inhibiting healing.